On-call radiology residents accurately interpret off-hours neuro CT exams
On-call radiology residents generally provide accurate preliminary interpretation of emergency neuroradiology CT scans after hours when attending neuroradiologist unavailable, according to results of a large study performed ...
Chemists get custom-designed microscopic particles to self-assemble in liquid crystal
(PhysOrg.com) -- The scientists anticipate their "LithoParticles" will have significant applications in photonics, optical communications and other areas.
Mars Reconnaissance Orbite Team Plans Uplink of Protective Files
(PhysOrg.com) -- The team operating NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter plans to uplink protective files to the spacecraft next week as one step toward resuming the orbiter's research and relay activities.
The tall and short of diseases
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research shows that being taller means a fatter pay check and an increased risk of some cancers.
Explained: The Discrete Fourier Transform
(PhysOrg.com) -- In 1811, Joseph Fourier, the 43-year-old prefect of the French district of Isčre, entered a competition in heat research sponsored by the French Academy of Sciences. The paper he submitted ...
Biology, training and profit sharing make best traders
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cambridge researchers have identified a group of traders consistently able to outperform the market, even during the credit crisis.
Study shows flavanol antioxidant content of US chocolate and cocoa-containing products
A recent study confirms that the antioxidants and other plant-based nutrients in chocolate and cocoa products are highly associated with the amount of non-fat cocoa-derived ingredients in the product. The study expands on ...
fMRI scans used in murder trial sentencing
Computerized order entry/decision support systems: Effective solution to managing imaging utilization
Providing physicians with a computerized order entry/decision support system that provides immediate feedback regarding imaging appropriateness at the time of ordering may be an effective solution to managing imaging utilization, ...
Researchers identify proteins in lung cancer cells that may provide potential drug targets
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the Boston University Biomedical Engineering Department have identified a number of proteins whose activation allows them to distinguish between cancer and ...
Study explores violent world of raptors
A journey that started with a box of bird feet carried three Montana State University graduate students into the gruesome world of raptors and led to their findings being published in a prominent journal.
America's increasing food waste is laying waste to the environment
Food waste contributes to excess consumption of freshwater and fossil fuels which, along with methane and carbon dioxide emissions from decomposing food, impacts global climate change. In a new paper published in the open-access, ...
Venomous Aussie redback spiders invading Japan
Australia's venomous redback spiders are on the march in Japan, where they are believed to have arrived years ago as stowaways on cargo ships, a wildlife expert warned Wednesday.
Workplace literacy schemes are too short to improve skills
The five billion pound Skills for Life programme is based on the assumption that an improvement in literacy and numeracy will increase people's earning potential, as well as their productivity and employability. However, ...